application for grant a utility model patent must relate to one utility model
only or to a group of utility models so linked as to form a single general
creative concept (unity of utility model requirement).
- The required
documents for filing a utility model application are as follows:
name(s) and address(es) of
the author(s) together with the place(s) of residence;
description, disclosing the
claimed utility model in sufficient detail for it to be made;
one or more claims defining
the subject matter of the utility model and fully supported by the description;
Russian translation of the
description, claims and abstract;
power of attorney (simply
The time period from filing to obtaining a utility
model patent/registration will constitute 3-6 months.
The term of utility model patent is 5 years. A renewal
is allowed for the next 3 years.